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  • Infants' whooping cough source likely siblings, study finds

    CHICAGO – Infants are more likely to catch whooping cough from their siblings than their moms, said a study with implications for how to protect them.
    Sept. 8, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Amazon gets Illinois tax credits despite calls for review

    A prolonged state budget crisis that has led to public employee layoffs and the planned closing of government offices statewide hasn’t kept Illinois f ...
    Sept. 8, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • Former Springfield fire chief returning to post

    SPRINGFIELD – A former Springfield fire chief has been chosen to return to the post a second time in part so he can finish initiatives that stalled be ...
    Sept. 7, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Illinois man leads police in Michigan on 30-mile, high-speed chase

    BENTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – An Illinois man is in police custody after leading officers on a 30-mile, high-speed chase on a freeway in southwestern Michi ...
    Sept. 7, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Toddler's decomposing body parts found in Chicago park

    CHICAGO (AP) — Police have found a toddler's decomposing body parts in a park on Chicago's West Side.
    Sept. 7, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Indiana man extradited to face charges for attack on Willowbrook woman

    CHICAGO (AP) — A 31-year-old Indiana man has been extradited to Illinois to face charges he sexually assaulted and stabbed a woman during a suburban C ...
    Sept. 6, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • VFW using DuQuoin State Fair to recruit new members

    DUQUOIN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois veterans are using the DuQuoin State Fair to recruit new members to join the dwindling ranks of the Veterans of Foreign ...
    Sept. 6, 2015 - 8:24 am
  • Detox program to shut down due to Illinois budget crisis

    JACKSONVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois agency is shutting down its detox program because of the state's budget problems.
    Sept. 6, 2015 - 8:23 am
  • Illinois transit chief gives tough review of state planning

    CHICAGO – Illinois’ transportation chief delivered a tough review of the state’s capacity to solve problems this week, saying he’s concerned that it’s ...
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Fire forces Second City to move or cancel shows

    CHICAGO – Second City CEO Andrew Alexander says the Chicago improv comedy troupe is canceling all performances scheduled through September 20th due to ...
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Illinois adding collections to national digital library

    SPRINGFIELD – Collections from libraries across Illinois will soon be added to the nation’s online library.
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Relative charged in accidental shooting of Chicago boy

    CHICAGO – Authorities have filed charges against a Rockford man accused of fatally shooting an 11-year-old relative by accident at a home in Chicago.
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Chicago mayor to introduce late fine amnesty program

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's mayor wants to give people with delinquent parking fines a chance to pay the city what they owe without added penalties for b ...
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 9:10 am
  • State of Illinois continues to hire despite lack of budget

    SPRINGFIELD – The absence of a state budget hasn't kept Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration and other Illinois agencies from hiring more workers.
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 11:47 pm
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